Some who are civilly committed for addiction in Mass face abusive prison conditions. Still, some families say it’s better than the alternative
Jordan Frias has reported on the response to COVID-19 through our Pandemic Democracy Project for nearly a year. Published together below, his three latest dispatches from the field show the movements of public health workers and officials on the ground, as they continue testing for coronavirus and attempt to get as many vaccines into biceps as possible.
“Everyone knows we are a mosquito on the butt of an elephant … I’ve had cops see my shirt and get inches from my face about it.”
This interpolative remix of Indivior’s Sublocade commercial was written and produced by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism as part of its Film Intervening Getting High Team (F.I.G.H.T.) initiative.
Our fourth year of operation and our first as a standalone 501(c)3 nonprofit, 2019 was a time for BINJ to mature and lay the foundation to become a much larger force in local reporting and media-focused organizing, not only in Greater Boston but across the Commonwealth and all throughout the country.